“All I want for Christmas is you” sang Mariah Carey. When it comes to presents, it turns out that we actually want more than that.little chocolate snowmen.
Wood Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1TE
Never knowingly unsold, and you certainly won’t be at Christmas with John Lewis. The retail giant offers everything you could ever wish for, so it seems like the ideal place to find those extra Christmas gifts. If you’re a busy mum then perhaps a nifty pocket diary could be ideal, whilst a harmonica is bound to entertain the children throughout the day.
Unit 59, The Bentalls Centre, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1TRIf you’re looking for some peace and quiet after your turkey dinner then a book will likely be the best way to achieve this. Current literary highlights include the auto-biography of Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins, the latest instalment in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and a novel written by JK Rowling that hasn’t anything to do with Harry Potter.
27 Market Place, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1JH
After a stressful day cooking the Christmas dinner, the thought of a nice warm bath will prove appealing especially if the EastEnders special doesn’t grab your attention. The charming smell of the shop is sure to lure you in and encourage you to pick up a bath bomb or five.
10-13 Market Place, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1JZ
If you have a friend or relative with a penchant for Swedish hardware, then Clas Ohlson is the place to find the ideal gift. Boasting a varied selection of electrical goods, home and leisure ware, you won’t be stuck for nifty stocking fillers. Perhaps a gym ball is in order to work off that turkey dinner?